The Pass System restricted the freedom of Indigenous peoples to venture off reserve for more than 50 years
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The nutritional experiments conducted in First Nation communities and in Indian residential schools were not the only example where Canada’s Indigenous population faced treatment as “guinea pigs,” academic research shows.
Documents provided to APTN National News show RCMP and Indian Affairs keep a constant eye on potential First Nations “hotspots” across Canada.
The Auditor General’s spring report is out and there are no surprises.
The federal government has developed a “hot spot” reporting system to monitor First Nations protests that includes the involvement of several departments, police and intelligence agencies, according to documents provided to APTN National News.
Sheila Fraser is leaving her post as Auditor General.
Indigenous leaders have reason to suspect a hidden “agenda” behind the Stephen Harper government’s decision to change the name of Indian Affairs and the title of the minister responsible for the department, NDP leader Jack Layton said.
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada does not yet have a plan in place or know how much it will cost to replace the word “Indian” in the department’s name with “Aboriginal.”